Amir Cohen Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.18%
Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Banking, Financials and Biomed sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 rose 0.18%.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Mizrahi Tefahot (TASE:MZTF), which rose 3.22% or 350.00 points to trade at 11,220.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Delek Group (TASE:DLEKG) added 2.85% or 980.00 points to end at 35,350.00 and First International Bank of Israel Ltd (TASE:FIBI) was up 2.63% or 340.00 points to 13,290.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Energean Oil & Gas PLC (TASE:ENOG), which fell 3.01% or 162.00 points to trade at 5,227.00 at the close. Shikun & Binui (TASE:SKBN) declined 2.45% or 20.40 points to end at 813.00 and Elbit Systems Ltd (TASE:ESLT) was down 2.39% or 1,480.00 points to 60,460.00.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 282 to 187 and 27 ended unchanged.
Shares in Shikun & Binui (TASE:SKBN) fell to 3-years lows; losing 2.45% or 20.40 to 813.00.
Crude oil for April delivery was down 0.53% or 0.41 to $76.64 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May fell 0.16% or 0.13 to hit $83.32 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.39% or 7.20 to trade at $1,843.90 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 1.16% to 3.61, while EUR/ILS fell 0.19% to 3.85.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.48% at 104.32.